Gilded words spill from her lips caressing me beckoning me to immerse myself in her pain

I have no choice already I am swimming upstream with her sinking beneath the weight of her despair without a breath

Slowly I am lifted to the surface
I am in her hands.

Bernadette lives in the Town of Torquay in Australia.   Now that her family no longer need her for babysitting  etc., she is finding more time for her passion of Poetry.  She is in a poetry group in the community and is enjoying the company of other poets.